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Ross Bay Cemetery

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Dallas Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Ross Bay is a cool OLD cemetery that you could stroll through for hours right across the street... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Meegan D
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Shoreline, Washington, United States
Lovely cemetery for a walk

Some of BC's most well known dignitaries and assemblymen are interred here, most notably being... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ee-JinL
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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A Victorian-style cemetery containing the earthly remains of Vancouver's most prominent families.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“buried here” (17 reviews)
“emily carr” (15 reviews)
“quiet walk” (6 reviews)
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Dallas Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ross Bay is a cool OLD cemetery that you could stroll through for hours right across the street from the water

Thank Meegan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of BC's most well known dignitaries and assemblymen are interred here, most notably being Emily Carr with the paintbrush tributes. It's nice and quiet with shaded parts and a beautiful view of the beach and ocean to one side.

Thank Ee-JinL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cemetery has some very famous BC residents, including the Dunsmuirs, Douglases, Helmckens and, probably the most famous, Emily Carr. The Old Cemeteries Society has a great online map that you can print or add to your mobile device - we found it made touring...More

Thank yusqueya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are so many unique (and some heart-breaking) gravestones. Also some very famous Canadians are buried here, including Emily Carr.

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Each Sunday the Old Cememteries Society provides tours to enhance our knowledge about the pioneers in Victoria. I have enjoyed the talks on Oak Bay Pioneers, owners of Saloons and bars, 1867 Movers and Shakers, Emily Carr. Well worth the $5.

Thank Roz M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This Dallas-road adjacent cemetery makes for a very nice quiet walk and history lesson via reading tombstones.

Thank RachelW2110
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Victoria is known for its beautiful places to walk,especially along the ocean on Dallas road. However, the Ross bay Cemetery on Dallas is worth a slow walk through. It is beautiful and peaceful, and the history and fascination of reading the headstones, make for a...More

Thank valerieodell1967
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This was a great place to walk around and enjoy the beautiful old trees and the deer while checking out the history. Give yourself lots of time.

Thank mtbaldymaryann
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Now this is quite a remarkable venue. Right down by the water with lovely views in a great area of town. Bring proper walking shoes and enjoy a stroll around the expansive grounds. If you appreciate architecture, be prepared to be fascinated by the towering...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a very nice spot just to wander and enjoy. You will likely see deer. If you are interested in history, make sure you grab a guide book or do some research online before you arrive.

Thank hello_kyla
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